"Merry Christmas, Jim," they wrote, "and thanks for all the work you do on Gannett Blog. I'm one of those stressed-out but still-employed Gannetters, and everything I know I learned on your blog."
Thank you, both.
With those contributions and advertising sales, I've now reached 83% of my goal. But there are just 11 days remaining in the quarter. As they say in Chicago,
- Reader donations: $925
- Advertising: $2,387